Davidson vs. Rhode Island Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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Davidson vs. Rhode Island Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The Rhode Island Rams (9-20, 5-12 A-10) are underdogs (by 3.5 points) to break a three-game home losing streak when they host the Davidson Wildcats (14-15, 7-10 A-10) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 138.5 points.

Davidson vs. Rhode Island Odds

  • Davidson odds to win: -163
  • Rhode Island odds to win: +139
  • Spread: Davidson (-3.5)
  • Total: 138.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • Where: Kingston, Rhode Island
  • Venue: Thomas F. Ryan Center

Who Will Win Davidson vs. Rhode Island?

Davidson and Rhode Island Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Davidson has a 5-8 record against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more this season.

Rhode Island is 8-6 against the spread when an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season.

The Wildcats and the Rams combine to average one fewer point per game than the total of 138.5 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 140.3 points per game, 1.8 more than the over/under in this matchup.

The average over/under Davidson has had in its matchups this year is 1.8 more points than this particular game’s point total.

The average point total for the Rams this season is 1.1 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

So far this season, the Wildcats have compiled a 14-14-0 record against the spread.

So far this year, the Rams have compiled a 12-17-0 record against the spread.

Davidson Stats & Insights

Davidson is outscoring opponents by 1.1 points per game with a +32 scoring differential overall. It puts up 70.7 points per game (202nd in college basketball) and gives up 69.6 per contest (165th in college basketball).

Davidson loses the rebound battle by 2.9 boards on average. it records 29.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 291st in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 32.6 per contest.

The Wildcats connect on 7 three-pointers per game (222nd in college basketball) at a 33.3% rate (237th in college basketball), compared to the 6.8 their opponents make while shooting 32.4% from beyond the arc.

Davidson records 95.6 points per 100 possessions (132nd in college basketball), while giving up 94.1 points per 100 possessions (259th in college basketball).

The Wildcats are putting up 71.4 points per game this year at home, which is 0.2 more points than they’re averaging in away games (71.2).

Rhode Island Stats & Insights

Rhode Island is being outscored by 3.9 points per game, with a -113 scoring differential overall. It puts up 66.8 points per game (306th in college basketball), and allows 70.7 per outing (197th in college basketball).

The 32.8 rebounds per game Rhode Island accumulates rank 114th in college basketball. Their opponents record 32.8.

Rhode Island hits 5.4 three-pointers per game (341st in college basketball), 1.2 fewer than its opponents. It is shooting 30.7% from deep (339th in college basketball) and its opponents are shooting 32.4%.

Rhode Island scores 85.2 points per 100 possessions (342nd in college basketball), while conceding 90.2 points per 100 possessions (140th in college basketball).

In 2022-23 the Rams are scoring 4.5 more points per game at home (69.1) than on the road (64.6).

Davidson Key Players to Watch

Foster Loyer leads the Wildcats in points and assists per game, scoring 16 points and distributing 4.5 assists.

Davidson’s best rebounder is Sam Mennenga, who averages 6.7 boards per game in addition to his 15.9 PPG average.

Loyer makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wildcats, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.

The Davidson steals leader is Loyer, who averages 1.8 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is David Skogman, who compiles 0.4 rejections per contest.

Rhode Island Key Players to Watch

Ishmael Leggett is at the top of the Rams scoring leaderboard with 16.7 points per game. He also pulls down 5.9 rebounds and racks up 2.3 assists per game.

The Rhode Island leaders in rebounding and assists are Malik Martin with 6.4 rebounds per game (he also adds 8 points and 1.2 assists per game) and Brayon Freeman with 2.8 assists per game (he also tacks on 14.3 points and three rebounds per game).

Leggett is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Rams, hitting 1.6 threes per game.

Rhode Island’s leader in steals is Leggett (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Martin (0.8 per game).

Davidson vs. Rhode Island Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Rhode Island (+3.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (138.5)

  • Prediction:
    Davidson 70, Rhode Island 69
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